Catholic heritage churches became temples after 1802
After the organic articles of 1802, many previously Catholic Churches and Chapels were expropriated by the Revolutionary Government; they became the property of the nation. Many were then granted to Protestants for worship.
Temples built after the RevolutionAfter the Concordat and the organic articles of 1802, there was a big revival in French Protestantism. Many new Churches were built throughout France.
Temples built before the Revocation of the Edict of NantesMost of the temples built during the XVIth and XVIIth centuries, before the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1685), have almost disappeared. They were quite big, built according to...
CroixLes croix protestantes sont d’une grande simplicité. Le Christ y apparaît rarement.
ChairesLa chaire est élevée à un endroit du lieu de culte, d’où le pasteur puisse être vu et surtout entendu par l’ensemble des fidèles. Sa place dépend de la configuration...